Artur Voskanyan

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Artur Voskanyan
Personal information
Full name Artur Voskanyan
Date of birth (1976-08-13) 13 August 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Yerevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Armenia U21 (manager)
Youth career
DYuSSh Echmiadzin
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–1994 SKA-Arai Etchmiadzin 37 (0)
1995–1997 Van Yerevan 39 (3)
1997 Karabakh Yerevan 17 (1)
1998 Tsement Ararat 22 (4)
1999–2000 Uralan Elista 33 (2)
2001 Spartak Yerevan 14 (5)
2002 Banants Yerevan 3 (1)
2002–2003 Digenis Morphou 25 (4)
2003–2004 Ethnikos Achna 21 (2)
2004–2006 Pyunik Yerevan 44 (7)
2006 Kilikia Yerevan 0 (0)
2007 Ararat Yerevan 24 (0)
2008 Vitebsk 21 (0)
2009–2011 Banants Yerevan 42 (2)
National team
1999–2010 Armenia 51 (1)
Teams managed
2011–2013 Banants Yerevan (assistant)
2013–2014 Armenia U17
2016 Armenia U17
2016–2017 Banants Yerevan
2016– Armenia U21
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Artur Voskanyan (Armenian: Արթուր Ոսկանյան, born August 13, 1976 in Yerevan) is an Armenian football coach and former player. He is the current head coach of Armenia national under-21 football team.[1]

Club career[edit]

Artur Voskanyan began his career in Zvartnots Echmiadzin, for which he played 11 games in his first season. At that time, he was still 17 years old. Zvartnots soon had a number of unsuccessful performances and soon became SKA-Arai Echmiadzin and was demoted from the Armenian Premier League to the Armenian First League. After leaving the club, Voskanyan moved to Van Yerevan. He managed to play only two seasons for Van, as the club was disbanded after the 1996–97 season.

In 1998, Voskanyan joined Tsement Ararat. The club won the 1998 Armenian Premier League that season and also the 1998 Armenian Cup and 1998 Armenian Supercup. Voskanyan was given the Armenian Footballer of the Year award in 1998 by the Football Federation of Armenia.[2]

International career[edit]

Voskanyan debuted in the Armenia national football team on 27 March 1999 in a home UEFA Euro 2000 qualifying match against Russia, in which the Armenian team was defeated 0:3. Over his entire time playing for the Armenian national squad, Artur had 52 matches and scored one goal in a game against the Maltese national team.

In March 2010, has been invited to the national team, for which last played a year ago.[3] Voskanyan left the national team that same year.

Managerial career[edit]

On the 8th of December 2015 he has appointed as Head coach of Armenia under-17 football team. He is now the manager of FC Banants Yerevan.

Personal life[edit]

Artur is married and has two children, a girl and a boy. His younger brother, Ara Voskanyan, was also a football player.

National team statistics[edit]

Armenia national team
Year Apps Goals
1999 6 0
2000 5 0
2001 4 0
2002 2 0
2003 7 0
2004 2 0
2005 1 0
2006 2 0
2007 8 1
2008 10 0
2009 2 0
2010 2 0
Total 51 1

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Tsement Ararat

Banants Yerevan

Pyunik Yerevan

Ararat Yerevan

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Артур Восканян: 477 игр в карьере футболиста (in Russian). armsport.am. Archived from the original on 15 September 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b ԼԱՎԱԳՈՒՅՆ ՖՈՒՏԲՈԼԻՍՏԻ ՄԽԻԹԱՐՅԱՆԻ 2-ՐԴ ՏԻՏՂՈՍԸ (in Armenian). ArmSport.am. 18 December 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Артур Восканян: рад, что снова приглашен в национальную команду (in Russian). ArmFootball.com. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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